Project Secretary cum Translator

Introduce about VSF-CICDA: Agronomes and Veterinaires Sans Frontieres (VSF-CICDA)  is an INGO working in Vietnam since 2000 through more than 10 projects implemented. Project’s activities focus on supporting the poor farmers living in the  remote, difficult and upland areas, reducing poverty sustainably through development of small- scale animal production, strengthening veterinary services and diseases prevention and control in cattle and poultry…Other detailed information of VSF-CICDA are available in the website

PALD (Poverty Alleviation through Livestock Development) project is cooperation between Swiss Agency for Development (SDC) and Ministry of Agriculture Rural Development (MARD) entrusting to VSF-CICDA and National Institute Animal Science  (NIAS) implementing in 3 provinces (Phu Tho, Son La and Yen Bai) since 2005. Project’s objectives are improving income of farmers through livestock services and adaptable, sustainable and replicable animal production models. Project has 3 components:
a) Component 1:  Strengthening pig and poultry raisers’ capacity
b) Component 2: Strengthening accessing capacity to value chain/market analysis
c) Component C3: Sharing knowledge and information

Thank to effective in term of socio-economic as well as in technique results of PALD project in the 1st phase,  SDC – the donor , has submitted to extent project to more 4 years (from February 2011 to December 2014) to strengthen and consolidate sustainability of animal production models, achieved result analysis and farmer support to access to market
PALD currently recruit:
 01 Project Secretary cum Translator. (Selected candidate will be started working in November, 2011)

Key responsibilities:
Assistant administrative:
- Assist the CTA cum Country Coordinator in the organization of regular team meetings, and produce meetings’ minutes.
- To take notes in discussion and write minutes of meeting and reports
- Prepare for out-going letters and correspondences
- Receiving in-coming phone calls and follows inquires
- Filing correspondances for PALD and Coord (out coming and incoming letter)
- Support the team in logistics for preparation of workshops, conferences, traveling and study tours, other relevant tasks: booking air flight ticket, booking room
- To archive documents and photos: hard and soft copies
- In collaboration with the CTA, prepare, finalize and distribute relevant documents like for example: technical reports, HR reviews and evaluations, technical documents, minutes of meetings, project’s newsletters, etc.
- Facilitate good relations with PALD partners at all levels in collaboration with SPO & CTA
- Manage day-to-day Administration work for the project
- Translation / Interpretation: To provide oral and written English-Vietnamese translations by request

Other tasks
- Scan documents by request
- Maintain a proper inventory of project assets register
- Remind staff to write and send time sheet on time

Remuneration will be offered in accordance to candidate’s competence and work experience. Besides, Social insurance and other benefits, i.e.: accident insurance, mobile charges… will also be covered.

Interested candidates are invited to send cover letter and resume to: [email protected][email protected] and Cc to [email protected] , [email protected] before 8 November,  2011

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Agronomes and Veterinaires Sans Frontieres (VSF-CICDA)
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2011-11-08